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Author: Colin Cohen

Date: November 14, 2019

Original Source: Digital Music News

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Rick Ross, Universal Music Face Copyright Infringement Lawsuit over “Billionaire”

A rapper named Go Go Satish has filed a $250,000 lawsuit against rapper Rick Ross, Universal Music Group (UMG) and Island Def Jam Music Group, claiming that Ross’ song “Billionaire” infringes on his song “Dilemma.”

 

In the suit, Go Go Satish — who has also gone by Satish Da Beast and whose real name is Ronald Satish Emrit — further wants the court to force either UMG or Island Def Jam Group to sign him to what is known as ‘360 deal’. Under this broader contract, a label goes beyond recordings to include related areas like touring, merchandise, and advertising.

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